It’s a busy month for Apple Music, with three separate announcements in recent days around the service and its partnerships.
Amazon Music to stream Stagecoach Festival on Twitch and Prime Video
Amazon Music has been named as the exclusive livestreaming partner for the country-focused Stagecoach Festival.
YouTube steps up Coachella livestreams with six-stage broadcast
Earlier this year, YouTube renewed its deal to livestream the Coachella festival. Now it has revealed a major expansion in that coverage.
TikTok re-ups its partnership with the Eurovision Song Contest
TikTok has been chosen as the official entertainment partner for Eurovision 2023 – its second year in that role.
Snoop Dogg-backed startup Shiller combines NFTs and livestreams
Snoop Dogg is backing the launch of a new app called Shiller, which blends livestreaming and NFTs for creators.
Lickd signs a deal with Streamlabs to reach more creators
We’ve reported on various licensing deals that UK startup Lickd has signed with rightsholders for its service.
Twitch says its streamers earned more than $1bn in 2022
There’s a big figure in the latest blog post from Twitch’s chief product officer Tom Verrilli and chief monetization officer Mike Minton.
You Me At Six get some promotional welly from Amazon and TikTok
Operating in the streaming environment in 2023 is a case of balancing promotional demands from streaming and social media services.
YouTube renews its livestreaming deal with Coachella festival
Coachella has been one of the flagships of YouTube’s work in music livestreams, offering it a chance to test its technologies and features.
PRS for Music sues LIVENow over livestreaming licensing
When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, for many artists livestreaming was suddenly the only way they could connect with their audiences to perform.
Livestreaming music app Sessions has shut down
Music livestreaming app Sessions, the startup founded by former Pandora boss Tim Westergren, shut down abruptly before Christmas.
Calvin Harris taps Wave for a virtual concert on TikTok
Electronic music star Calvin Harris is the latest artist planning a livestream on TikTok, with ‘The Calvin Harris Experience’ on 13 January.